A Note to Entitled Millennials in the Workplace: Give Humility a Try

A new “open letter” from a Millennial to managers shows the generation’s sense of entitlement.

Imagine for a moment that you’re a middle-level manager, mentoring and leading an ever-shifting kaleidoscope of young employees. Some stay. Some go. But as is typically the case with entry-level positions, turnover is a constant problem. You want to do something about it — you really do — but there’s only so much you can do to make a person’s “first real job” all that glamorous. So you try to at least make the workplace more bearable. You bring in a foosball table and set up tournaments. You treat employees to free lunch on occasion. While you can’t make data entry fun or world-changing, you can at least start to build a workplace community, a place where people can earn a living, learn the discipline necessary to thrive in the real world, and start their long, slow march up the career ladder.

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/425712/millennials-workplace-entitlement

Source: Millennials & Entitlement — Workplace Open Letter Is Wrong | National Review Online

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